04294245 is referenced by 22 patents and cites 8 patents.

The patient is prepared for surgery in conventional fashion, but further including the administration of sterile transcutaneous electrodes proximal to the enervation loci of the prospective incision. Electrical stimulation is commenced, an anesthetic agent is administered, and the electrical stimulation is readjusted to the highest levels attainable short of tetany. The surgery proceeds with substantially reduced maintenance quantities of anesthetic.

Title
Perioperative application of electronic pain control in combination with anesthetic agents
Application Number
6/133211
Publication Number
4294245
Application Date
March 24, 1980
Publication Date
October 13, 1981
Inventor
Joseph G Bussey
Austell
GA, US
Agent
Audley A Ciamporcero Jr
Assignee
Stimtech
MN, US
IPC
A61N 1/30
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